Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra talks about importance of beauty pageants

30 Mar 2020 | Priya Bhardwaj

After dominating the pageant world with winning Miss World 2000, Priyanka Chopra went on to shine at the Indian entertainment industry and then outshine in Hollywood as well. Becoming a global icon, Priyanka today has the reach and the power to make a huge impact and influence people all around the world.

Just recently, the 38-year-old Quantico actor spoke about the importance of beauty pageants in her life as she said, “It’s something that I’m extremely proud of. It gave me a trampoline to my acting career. It gave me a sense of self, a sense of confidence to be able to stand in front of heads of state, to be able to speak in front of media from around the world, and actually know what I’m talking about.”


Miss World 2000 winner Priyanka Chopra


Priyanka made her acting debut soon after winning the Miss World crown in 2000 with The Hero: Love Story of a Spy. Since then, she has appeared in popular Hindi films such as Krrish and Don (both 2006), Kaminey (2009), 7 Khoon Maaf (2011), Barfi! (2012), Mary Kom (2014), and Bajirao Mastani (2015). She moved to Hollywood and landed a leading role in a series ‘Quantico’, following which she appeared in a negative role in Baywatch. She has multiple international projects lined up, such as a romantic comedy with Mindy Kaling, Matrix 4, Robert Rodriguez’s Netflix superhero film, Ramin Bahrani’s adaptation of the White Tiger, and a Maa Anand Sheela biopic.



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For her future aspects, Priyanka said, “Right now, this year is really packed for me in terms of the work that I’m doing and the work that I’ve taken on. But having a family is very important to me and it always has been. It is something that I definitely want to do and I’m hoping that whenever God wills it, at the right, opportune time, it’ll happen.”